Dr. Van-Phuc Hoang,  Associate Professor, Director of ISI


Email: phuchv[at]lqdtu.edu.vn

Education:

  • PhD in Electronic Engineering, 2012: The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan.
    Major: Digital Integrated Circuits and VLSI Systems.
  • Master of Engineering, 2008: Le Quy Don Technical University (LQDTU), Hanoi, Vietnam.
    Major: Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering, 2006: LQDTU, Hanoi, Vietnam.
    Major: Electronics and Telecommunications

Research interests:

  • Hardware security (Side channel analysis, hardware Trojan detection, PUF, cryptography hardware implementation, security for AI systems).
  • C4ISR & beyond systems, and intelligent system integration with deep learning powered techniques.
  • Radio and satellite signal analysis.
  • Advanced RF signal processing and drone surveillance based on multimodal deep learning.
  • Embedded system design for Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced wireless network design.
  • Digital VLSI/ASIC design and FPGA-based system hardware design.
  • Analog/Mixed-signal IC design and high speed ADCs for IoT and communications.

    Professional records:
  • From April 2021: Director, Institute of System Integration (ISI), LQDTU.
  • April 2020-March 2021: Vice Director, ISI, LQDTU.
  • Visiting researcher/Professor: Telecom Paris, France (2018); Universiy of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK (2014); The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan (2015, 2017, 2018)
  • From April 2018: Promoted as Associate Professor, LQDTU.
  • February 2016 – March 2020: Deputy Head of Department of Microprocessor Engineering, LQDTU, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • August 2013 – February 2016: Lecturer, Department of Microprocessor Engineering, Faculty of Radio-Electronics, LQDTU, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • October 2009 – July 2013: PhD Student & Postdoc Researcher at VLSI Lab, Department of Electronic Engineering, The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan.
  • September 2006 – September 2009: Teaching Assistant at Department of Microprocessor Engineering, Faculty of Radio-Electronics, LQDTU, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Selected Research Projects:

  1. National project: “Hardware Trojan detection in application specific ICs using side channel analysis method” (2020-2021). Position: Principal Investigator. Budget: 95K USD.
  2. “Hardware Cybersecurity: Methods, Technologies and Applications”. Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology (FIRST) Project, funded by The World Bank (2018-2019). Position: Principal Investigator. Budget: 90K USD.
  3. “Research on ultra-low power, high-speed authenticated encryption hardware cores for emerging wireless networks”. National level project funded by NAFOSTED, Vietnam (2016-2018). Position: Principal Investigator.
  4. National program KC.01.21/16-20 project: “Research on design and implementation of data encryption IC for IoT and application development” (2019-2021). Role: Key member.
  5. VINIF (VINGROUP) Funded Project: “BIG DREAM – BIG Data-driven innovations for Drought REsilience in Vietnam”. Role: Key member.
  6. “Spin-Transfer Torque Magneto-resistive Memories: A promising emerging technology for highly energy-efficient and high-performance computer systems”. National level project funded by NAFOSTED, Vietnam (2019-2021). Position: Key member.
  7. National level project (Funded by NAFOSTED): “Study on low-power pressure sensors based on normally-on organic thin-film transistor and piezopolymer materials for IoT”. Role: PhD co-supervision.
  8. “Research on digital background calibration of channel mismatches for high speed time-interleaved ADCs in wideband RF direct receivers”. Nation level project funded by NAFOSTED, Vietnam (2017-2019). Position: Key member.
  9. “Research on design of automatic rubber tapping machine”. Provincial level project of Binh Phuoc. Position: Key member. Budget: 60K USD.
  10. “Research on logarithm approximation IP cores for digital signal processing”. University-level project. Position: Principal Investigator.
  11. “Research on designing low power IP cores for DSP and IoT applications. University-level project. Position: Principal Investigator.
  12. “Research on design and verification of low area AES IP cores on FPGA”. University-level project. Position: Key member.

Selected Publication – Journal papers:
[J1]. N. -T. Do, V. -P. Hoang and C. -K. Pham, “Low Complexity Correlation Power Analysis by Combining Power Trace Biasing and Correlation Distribution Techniques,” in IEEE Access, vol. 10, pp. 17578-17589, 2022, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3150833.
[J2]. Manh L.D., VP. Hoang, X.N. Tran, “A Cost-Effective 5-W GaN HEMT Power Amplifier for Sub-6-GHz 5G Wireless Communications,” Mobile Netw Appl, 2022.
[J3]. V. -S. Doan, T. Huynh-The, V. -P. Hoang and D. -T. Nguyen, “MoDANet: Multi-Task Deep Network for Joint Automatic Modulation Classification and Direction of Arrival Estimation,” in IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 335-339, Feb. 2022, doi: 10.1109/LCOMM.2021.3132018.
[J4]. Hai Le, Van-Phuc Hoang, Van Sang Doan, Dai Phong Le, “Dop-DenseNet: Densely Convolutional Neural Network-Based Gesture Recognition Using a Micro-Doppler Radar,” JOURNAL OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE, ISSN: 2671-7255, 2022.
[J5]. Van-Toan Tran, Quang-Kien Trinh, Van-Phuc Hoang, “A robust Euclidean metric based ID extraction method using RO-PUFs in FPGA,” Integration, Elsevier, ISSN: 0167-9260, vol. 82, pp. 37-47, 2022.
[J6]. Xuan Nam Tran, Van-Phuc Hoang, Ba Cao Nguyen, “Combining RF energy harvesting and cooperative communications for low-power wide-area systems,” AEU International Journal of Electronics and Communications, ISSN: 1434-8411, vol.139, Sept. 2021.
[J7]. M. Sarmiento, Van-Phuc Hoang et al., “A Sub-? W Reversed-Body-Bias 8-bit Processor on 65-nm Silicon-on-Thin-Box (SOTB) for IoT Applications,” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 68, no. 9, pp. 3182-3186, Sept. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TCSII.2021.3090102.
[J8]. Van-Phuc Hoang, Van-Thanh Ta, “Fully Digital Background Calibration of Channel Mismatches in Time-Interleaved ADCs Using Recursive Least Square Algorithm,” AEU – International Journal of Electronics and Communications, ISSN: 1434-8411, vol. 114, 2020.
[J9]. Duc Han Le, Thi Kim Phuong Dinh, Van-Phuc Hoang, Duc Minh Nguyen, “All-Digital Background Calibration of Gain and Timing Mismatches in Time-Interleaved ADCs Using Adaptive Noise Canceller,” AEU International Journal of Electronics and Communications, Elsevier, vol. 114, pp.1-9, Feb. 2020. Impact Factor: 2.853.
[J10]. Han Le Duc, Van-Phuc Hoang, Minh Hong Nguyen, Hien M. Nguyen, and Duc Minh Nguyen, “Linearization of RF Power Amplifiers in Wideband Communication Systems by Adaptive Indirect Learning Using RPEM Algorithm,” Mobile Networks and Applications, Springer, ISSN: 1383-469X, 2020. Impact Factor: 2.390.
[J11]. Chien Khong Duc, Van-Phuc Hoang, Tien Duy Nguyen and Toan Thanh Dao, “A Low-Cost, Flexible Pressure Capacitor Sensor using Polyurethane for Wireless Vehicle Detection,” Polymers, Special Issue “Polymer-Based Flexible Printed Electronics and Sensors”, ISSN: 2073-4360, vol.11, no.8, Aug. 2019. Impact Factor: 3.164
[J12]. Han Le Duc, Van-Phuc Hoang, Duc-Minh Nguyen, “FPGA Implementation of Channel Mismatch Calibration in TIADCs for Signals in Any Nyquist Bands”, REV Journal on Electronics and Communications, pp. 100-110, Dec. 2017.
[J13]. Van-Phuc Hoang, Van-Lan Dao and Cong-Kha Pham, “Design of ultra-low power AES encryption cores with silicon demonstration in SOTB CMOS process”, IET Electronics Letter, Nov. 2017.
[J14]. Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “Low Complexity Logarithmic and Anti-logarithmic Converters for Hybrid Number System Processors and DSP Applications”, IEICE Trans. Fundamentals of Electronic, Communications and Computer Sciences, vol.E96-A, no.2, pp. 584-590, Feb. 2013.
[J15]. Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “An Improved Hybrid LUT-based Architecture for Low-Error and Efficient Fixed-Width Squarer”, IEICE Trans. Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, vol. E95-A, no.7, pp.1180-1184, Jul. 2012.
[J16]. Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “Efficient LUT-Based Truncated Multiplier and Its Application in RGB to YCbCr Color Space Conversion”, IEICE Trans. Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, vol.E95.A, no.6, pp. 999-1006, Jun. 2012.
[J17]. Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “Low Error, Efficient Fixed Width Squarer Using Hybrid LUT-based Architecture”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Springer, vol. 134, pp. 223-230, Dec. 2011.
[J18]. Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “An Improved Linear Difference Method with High ROM Compression Ratio in Direct Digital Frequency Synthesizer”, IEICE Trans. Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, vol. E94.A, no. 3, pp. 995-998, Mar. 2011.

Selected Publication – International conference papers:
[C1]. K. -P. Phung, T. -H. Lu, T. -T. Nguyen, N. -L. Le, H. -H. Nguyen and V. -P. Hoang, “Multi-model Deep Learning Drone Detection and Tracking in Complex Background Conditions,” 2021 International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC), 2021, pp. 189-194, doi: 10.1109/ATC52653.2021.9598317.
[C2]. T. -N. Dao, V. -P. Hoang, C. H. Ta and V. S. Vu, “Development of Lightweight and Accurate Intrusion Detection on Programmable Data Plane,” 2021 International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC), 2021, pp. 99-103, doi: 10.1109/ATC52653.2021.9598239.
[C3]. V. -T. Tran, Q. -K. Trinh, T. -H. Le, T. -L. Nguyen and V. -P. Hoang, “Highly Secure Data Encryption Devices Using Unique Physically Unclonable Key,” 2021 8th NAFOSTED Conference on Information and Computer Science (NICS), 2021, pp. 414-419, doi: 10.1109/NICS54270.2021.9701548.
[C4]. N. -A. Vu, H. -N. Le, T. -H. -T. Tran, V. -P. Hoang and Q. -K. Trinh, “A LUT-based LNA Nonlinear Distortion Compensation Scheme in Direct-Sampling Receivers,” 2020 IEEE Eighth International Conference on Communications and Electronics (ICCE), Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam, 2021, pp. 24-29, doi: 10.1109/ICCE48956.2021.9352138.
[C5]. P. -K. Dong, H. K. Nguyen, V. -P. Hoang and X. -T. Tran, “Low-Power Implementation of a High-Throughput Multi-core AES Encryption Architecture,” 2020 IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS), 2020, pp. 74-77, doi: 10.1109/APCCAS50809.2020.9301668.
[C6]. Hai Le, Van-Phuc Hoang, et al., “Micro-Doppler-Radar-Based UAV Detection Using Inception-Residual Neural Network,” 2020 International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC), 2020, pp. 177-181.
[C7]. N. -T. Do, V. -P. Hoang and V. -S. Doan, “Performance Analysis of Non-Profiled Side Channel Attacks Based on Convolutional Neural Networks,” 2020 IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS), Ha Long, 2020, pp. 66-69, doi: 10.1109/APCCAS50809.2020.9301673.
[C8]. Thi-Tam Hoang, Thai-Ha Tran, Van-Phuc Hoang, Xuan Nam Tran, Cong-Kha Pham, “Hardware Trojan Detection Techniques Using Side-Channel Analysis,” 2019 6th NAFOSTED Conference on Information and Computer Science (NICS), Hanoi, 2019, pp. 528-533.
[C9]. Van-Toan Tran, Quang-Kien Trinh, and Van-Phuc Hoang, “Enhanced ID Authentication Scheme Using FPGA-Based Ring Oscillator PUF,” 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Embedded Multicore/Many-core Systems-on-Chip (MCSoC), Oct. 2019.
[C10]. X. Nguyen, T. Hoang, K. Inoue, N. Bui, V. Hoang and C. Pham, “A 1.2-V 90-MHz Bitmap Index Creation Accelerator with 0.27-nW Standby Power on 65-nm Silicon-On-Thin-Box (SOTB) CMOS,” 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Sapporo, Japan, 2019, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.1109/ISCAS.2019.8702331.
[C11]. X. Nguyen, T. Hoang, K. Inoue, N. Bui, V. Hoang and C. Pham, “A 1.2-V 90-MHz Bitmap Index Creation Accelerator with 0.27-nW Standby Power on 65-nm Silicon-On-Thin-Box (SOTB) CMOS,” 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Sapporo, Japan, 2019, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.1109/ISCAS.2019.8702331.
[C12]. Van-Tinh Nguyen, Tieu-Khanh Luong, Han Le Duc, and Van-Phuc Hoang, “An Efficient Hardware Implementation of Activation Functions Using Stochastic Computing for Deep Neural Networks”, IEEE 12th International Symposium on Embedded Multicore/Many-core Systems-on-Chip (MCSoC-2018), Sept. 2018 (accepted).
[C13]. Han Le Duc, Van-Phuc Hoang, Duc-Minh Nguyen, Cong-Kha Pham, “Hardware Implementation of Background Calibration Technique for TIADCs with Signals in Any Nyquist Bands,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2018), May 2018.
[C14]. Van-Phuc Hoang, Van-Lan Dao and Xuan-Thiep Nguyen, “A Smart Water Resources Monitoring System Based on Internet of Things,” Vietnam International Water Week (VACI 2018), Mar. 2018.
[C15]. Van-Lan Dao and Van-Phuc Hoang, “A Smart Delivery System Using Internet of Things”, IEEE 7th International Conference on Integrated Circuits, Design, and Verification (ICDV2017), pp. 58-63, Oct. 2017.
[C16]. Van-Lan Dao and Van-Phuc Hoang, “An Energy-Efficient Smart Monitoring System Using ZigBee Wireless Sensor Network”, Proceedings of 2017 4th NAFOSTED Conference on Information and Computer Science (NICS), Nov. 2017.
[C17]. Van-Phuc Hoang, Van-Tinh Nguyen, Anh-Thai Nguyen and Cong-Kha Pham, “A Low Power AES-GCM Authenticated Encryption Core in 65nm SOTB CMOS Process”, 60th IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS2017), Aug. 2017.
[C18]. Van-Tinh Nguyen, Van-Phuc Hoang et al., “A New Approach of Stochastic Computing for Arithmetic Functions in Wideband RF Transceivers”, 60th IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS2017), Aug. 2017.
[C19]. Van-Phuc Hoang, Thi-Thanh-Dung Phan, Van-Lan Dao and Cong-Kha Pham, “A Compact, Ultra-Low Power AES-CCM IP Core for Wireless Body Area Networks”, IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI-SoC 2016), Sep. 2016.
[C20]. Van-Phuc Hoang, Van-Lan Dao and Cong-Kha Pham, “An Ultra-Low Power AES Encryption Core in 65nm SOTB CMOS Process,” IEEE 2016 International SoC Design Conference, Oct. 2016.
[C21]. Van-Lan Dao, Van-Phuc Hoang, Anh-Thai Nguyen and Quy-Minh Le, “A Compact, Low Power AES Core on 180nm CMOS Process,” IEEE International Conference on IC Design and Technology (ICICDT2016), Jun. 2016.
[C22]. Van-Phu Pham, Tieu-Khanh Luong, Van-Phuc Hoang and Thi-Mai Pham, “An FPGA-Based OFDM System with QAM Modulation for IEEE 802.22 WRAN,” The 2016 Vietnam-Japan International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Feb. 2016.
[C23]. Van-Lan Dao, Anh-Thai Nguyen, Van-Phuc Hoang and Tuan-Anh Tran, “An ASIC Implementation of Low Area AES Encryption Core for Wireless Networks”, Proc. IEEE Conference on Computing, Management and Educational Tech (ComManTel2015), Dec. 2015.
[C24]. Van-Khan Phan, Thanh-Huyen Do, Van-Lan Dao and Van-Phuc Hoang, “An energy-efficient wireless sensor network using ZigBee standard”, IEICE International Conference on Integrated Circuits, Design, and Verification (ICDV2015), Aug. 2015.
[C25]. Tieu-Khanh Luong, Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “An FPGA Implementation of OFDM System for IEEE 802.22 WRAN”, IEICE International Conference on Integrated Circuits, Design, and Verification (ICDV2015), Aug. 2015.
[C26]. Van-Lan Dao and Van-Phuc Hoang, “Memory Usage and Performance Analysis of AES Cryptography Implementation on 8-bit MCUs”, IEICE International Conference on Integrated Circuits, Design, and Verification (ICDV2014), November 2014.
[C27]. Ngoc-Anh Vu and Van-Phuc Hoang, “An All Digital HF Transceiver on FPGA”, IEICE International Conference on Integrated Circuits, Design, and Verification (ICDV2014), November 2014.
[C28]. Quang Kien Trinh, Hong Phong Nguyen; Xuan Tien Do; Thi Hong Tham Tran, Hoang Gia Vu and Van Phuc Hoang, “A Study on the Implementation of AES-based Authenticated Encryption for Wireless Networking”, Proc. Vietnam-Japan International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, January 2014.
[C29]. Quang-Kien Trinh, Xuan-Tien Do, Van-Phuc Hoang, Thi-Thanh-Dung Phan and Cong-Kha Pham, “A compact improved TDES cryptography module for wearable medical devices”, IEICE International Conference on Integrated Circuits, Design, and Verification (ICDV2013), pp. 79-82, November 2013.
[C30]. Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “An Efficient ASIC Implementation of Logarithm Approximation for HDR Image Processing”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC 2013), pp. 535-539, October 2013.
[C31]. Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “Low-Error and Efficient Fixed-Width Squarer for Digital Signal Processing Applications”, IEEE International Conference on Communications and Electronics (ICCE2012), pp. 477-482, Aug. 2012.
[C32]. Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “Novel Quasi-Symmetrical Approach for Efficient Logarithmic and Anti-logarithmic Converters”, Germany VDE-IEEE 8th Conference on Ph.D. Research in Microelectronics & Electronics (PRIME2012), pp. 111-114, Jun. 2012.
[C33]. Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “Low-Area, High-Speed Logarithmic and Anti-logarithmic Converters for Digital Signal Processors Based on Hybrid Number System”, IEEE Symposium on Low-Power and High-Speed Chips (COOL Chips XV), poster no. 8, Apr. 2012.
[C34]. Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “Efficient LUT-based Multiplier and Squarer for DSP Applications”, Proc. of IEICE international conference Integrated Circuits and Devices in Vietnam (ICDV2011), pp. 148-153, Aug. 2011.
[C35]. Van-Phuc Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “Improved Linear Difference Method for Sine ROM Compression in Direct Digital Frequency Synthesizer”, Proc. of the First Solid-State Systems Symposium-VLSI & Related Technologies (4S-2010), pp. 192-195, Jun. 2010.
[C36]. Van-Phuc Hoang, Thi-Tam Hoang and Cong-Kha Pham, “FPGA Implementation of a Direct Digital Synthesizer Using Pipelined CORDIC-Based Approach”, Proc. of Triangle Symposium on Advanced ICT 2009 (TriSAI2009), pp. 105-108, Oct. 2009.

Patents:
[P1]. “Organic Pressure Sensor Using Polymer Material for Structural Health Monitoring and Automatic Structural Health Monitoring System (Cảm biến áp lực hữu cơ bằng vật liệu polyme để theo dõi sức khỏe công trình xây dựng và hệ thống tự động theo dõi sức khỏe công trình xây dựng sử dụng cảm biến này)”, Apr. 2020. Vietnamese Patent.
[P2]. “Low power organic normal-on thin-film transistor, fabrication method and organic pressure sensor integrating this transistor (Tranzito màng mỏng hữu cơ thường đóng công suất thấp, phương pháp chế tạo và cảm biến áp lực hữu cơ tích cực sử dụng tranzito này)”. Vietnamese Patent (In review).
[P3]. “Physically uncloneable functions (PUFs) circuit using ring oscillators and Euclidean distance parameter, ID authentication procedure for IC using this circuit (Mạch tạo hàm không thể sao chép về vật lý (PUF) sử dụng bộ dao động vòng và tham số khoảng cách Euclid, quy trình xác thực định danh (ID) cho mạch tích hợp (IC) ứng dụng mạch này)”. Vietnamese Patent (In review).
[P4]. “Implementation method for non-profiled side channel analysis using convolutional neural networks for 128-bit AES algorithm (Phương pháp thực hiện phân tích kênh bên không lặp mẫu sử dụng mạng nơ-ron tích chập đối với thuật toán mã mật AES 128 bit)”. Vietnamese Patent (In review).

Selected Professional Activities:

  • IEEE Member.
  • Vice Manager of Conference Affairs and International Relationship, Radio and Electronics Association of Vietnam.
  • TP chair of IEEE ICDV2017, IEEE McSOC 2018, IEEE Sigtelcom 2019, IEEE APCCAS 2020, IEEE ATC 2020, EAI Springer INISCOM 2021, IEEE ICICDT 2022.
  • Publication chair of REV-ECIT 2014, IEEE ATC 2022.
    Honors and Awards:
  • Silver Prize, REV Awards 2021.
  • Bronze Prize, VDE-IEEE 8th Conference on Ph.D. Research in Microelectronics & Electronics (PRIME2012), Aachen, Germany, June 2012
  • Certificate for Excellent Oral Presentation, awarded by Committee of Springer 2011 International Conference of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICEEE2011), December 2011.
  • MEXT scholarship for PhD course in The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan from October 2009, awarded by Japanese government.
  • VEF Scholarship for English study, from September 2006 to August 2007, awarded by Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF), the United States.
  • Third Prize – Student’s Scientific Research Contest, awarded by Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, in 2005.
  • Third Prize – VIFOTEC Initiatives in Technology, awarded by Vietnam Fund for Technology Creativity, Vietnam, in 2005.
  • Third Prize – Student’s chemistry Olympiad, awarded by Vietnam Chemistry Association, Vietnam, in 2004.
  • First Prize – The Scientific Research Contest for Students in academic year of 2004-2005”, awarded by Le Quy Don Technical University in 2005.
  • Certificates of Merit and Scholarships awarded by Le Quy Don Technical University for excellent achievement in the academic years of 2003-2004, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006.
  • Certificate of Merit awarded by Le Quy Don Technical University for excellent achievement in student scientific research contest in the academic year of 2004-2005.
  • Third Prize in Chemistry in the National Contest of 12th grade High School Excellent pupils of the school year of 1999-2000, awarded by Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam.
  • First Prize in Chemistry in the Provincial Contest of 11th grade High School Excellent pupils of the school year of 1998-1999, awarded by Director of Department of Education and Training, Hung Yen Province, Vietnam.